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Funding talks at Uber, Lyft throw up tangle of alliances

Potential deals between Uber and SoftBank and between Lyft and Alphabet could make for strange bedfellows

Uber has been seeking funds from SoftBank, which is also one of the largest investors in Didi Chuxing, one of Uber's biggest former enemies.

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THE only thing changing faster than who is winning the race in the cutthroat world of ride hailing are the shifting behind-the-scenes allegiances between those companies and investors.

At the moment, Uber, the ride-hailing behemoth, is nearing a deal to receive

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